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When it comes to cherished possessions, there are few things that surpass the sentimental value of a wedding ring.

If you have ever lost or misplaced one, you know just how hopeless it can feel. No one ever wants to lose something that is this valuable to them, especially from a financial standpoint. That’s what makes this story such a special one.

Photo: Facebook/Ashley Garner

The joy that people feel when they are finally able to locate their lost wedding rings is top-of-the-line and second to none. Ashley Garner knows this feeling firsthand. As she shared on Facebook, Hurricane Ian made landfall in her region, causing all sorts of unforeseen issues.

She lost her wedding ring and it was somewhere outside of her home in Fort Myers. There was not much else for her to do but to assume that the ring was lost forever.

Photo: Facebook/Ashley Garner

Her husband and her three children did everything that they could to help her find the ring but they did not have any success. They spent two days searching but to no avail. Her beloved ring was gone forever and there was absolutely nothing that could be done about it. Ashley tried her best to move on from her sadness.

“I just accepted that it was gone,” Ashley said, according to AP News. “It was only a thing. It’s replaceable, and I just let it go. We knew the hurricane was coming, so we just kind of said goodbye.” During the storm, she and her family remained at home. As soon as the storm passed, the family decided to resume the search and the most amazing thing happened.

Photo: Facebook/Ashley Garner

“We’re about 10 minutes into cleaning, and my husband is cleaning up the brush and the trees right next to the garage door,” Ashley said, per AP News. “There’s a pile of brush and trees, and he moves over one pile, and the ring was right there.” This family was able to triumph over adversity, finding the proverbial needle in the middle of the haystack.

It’s a true miracle and we are glad that we were given the chance to witness it ourselves. Ashley shared photos of the find on Facebook and it’s really amazing to see!